Senior Data Scientist

Making recruitment a gentle digital process

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  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ESMore details
  • EUR40.000 - 65.000
    Gross Anual Salary
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeRequired language: English
  • routeNice to have language: Spanish
  • Data Scientist
  • tagMust Have: PythonOther Required: Algorithms, Databases, StatisticsNice to Have: RDBMS

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Jobandtalent is the first Digital Staffing Agency. We are revolutionizing the staffing world by using technology where there was only paperwork and we are  having some exciting technical challenges along the way.

  • Who we are: We are a workforce on-demand company that heavily relies on tech. We integrate the complete process of selecting, hiring and managing employees, being the first in digitizing all the steps, introducing Artificial Intelligence solutions in multiple phases, obtaining faster and higher-quality service for our clients and great satisfaction and loyalty for our workers.
  • Our Impact on Society: Our vision is to create a long-term job security condition for our workers while providing flexible solutions to our clients. We can do this by concatenating different short-term contracts and minimizing–or completely removing–their unemployed time. We want to remove the need for finding a job ever again. 
  • Data-Driven: Being the owner of the entire hiring funnel, workforce management, and working experience, give us very unique data that we transform in powerful knowledge to make better decisions, improve job-candidate matches, estimate quality and affinity, and share performance feedback with our workers and clients. We are the most advanced workforce on-demand company thanks to our data and the way we use it.
  • Great Challenges for the Data Team: Integrating very different AI solutions to improve the experience for both our workers and employers (Shift Optimization, Machine Learning algorithms, Quality Score Estimations, Document recognition, etc.), relying on a very powerful ETL that permits endless automatizations while keeping the focus on data quality.
  • Growth Overview: An annual growth of 170%, available in multiple countries: the UK, Spain, Germany, Sweden, Mexico, Colombia, France, and more are coming. HQ in Madrid with a second big presence in Barcelona and some remote workers in the UK, The Netherlands, and the USA. And finally, some of our great clients are Amazon, XPOLogistics, Cabify, Santander, Just Eat, etc. 

We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join the Matching & Recommendation team of our Data Department. You will work on some of the most important challenges of Jobandtalent: job/candidates matching, performance forecasting, text/cv understanding (NLP), user experience personalization, document recognition, and so on. 

Overall, we can resume the main responsibilities as follow:

  • Maintain and support the current Machine Learning models.
  • Continuous evaluation and improvements of the Information Retrieval pipeline and any other deployed ML model.
  • Explore and prototype new solutions for all the different types of problems we face (NLP, IR, Regression, Classification).
  • Help to automatize the training, building, and deployment of the new Machine Learning algorithms with our Engineers.

You will be working in the Data Science department (read the last blog posts), together with Full-stack Engineers, Data Scientists and Data Analysts. 

Main requirements

  • Degree in Math, Engineering, Statistics or Quantitative field
  • 3+ years of proven experience programming in Python
  • Experience with
    • Different kinds of databases (e.g., RDBMS, NoSQL, Big-data frameworks)
    • Performing advanced exploratory analysis and be always metric/data-driven
    • The leadership of projects: brainstorming, prototyping, and production deployment follow-up
  • Strong knowledge in Statistics/Machine Learning algorithms and training/testing practices
  • Very strong knowledge and proven experiences in Information Retrieval: Learning-to-Rank problems, IR Metrics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with different levels of management, as well as the business and technical communities
  • Fluent in English is a must

Nice to have

  • Ph.D. in fields of Information Retrieval, Recommendation Systems, Machine Learning, or related, is a big plus
  • Previous experience with:
    • ETL, data pre-processing, or data analysis
    • Mentoring junior and mid-level scientists
    • Strong programming skills and good practice

Benefits & Perks

  • Ownership of projects with direct impact on the product
  • Transparent Equity package
  • Discount on Health insurance
  • A yearly budget for Conferences/meetup/self-learning
  • Working in sunny Barcelona very close to Plaza Catalunya
  • Free fruit, free coffee and free lunch on Fridays!
  • Join one of the hottest startups in Spain, breaking into a new market worldwide, learning and contributing with your expertise in innovating the entire job market!

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